An Alpha Anywhere workspace contains all files for a desktop, mobile, or web application.
- Adding a File to a Project
In common practice, the files that you add to projects will be images and previously created HTML pages.
- Bulk Operation
- Clone Workspace
Duplicates a workspace and saves it in a new location with a new name.
- Common Folder
Files common to all projects in a workspace can be stored in the common folder, ensuring they are published with all projects in the workspace.
- Finding Component Dependencies
Find out what references and is referenced by a component using the Show dependencies for this component... tool.
- CSS, SVG, and Styling Applications
CSS in Alpha Anywhere
- Customizing Columns Shown in the Project Control Panel
If components or a5w pages contain comments and descriptions, you can display these in the Web Projects Control Panel by customizing the columns shown.
- Help - Open Documentation option
It is possible to access launch the help documentation in a new browser window from inside Alpha Anywhere.
- F1 Help for functions - Code Editor and Interactive Window
From the Code Editor or Interactive Window you can get immediate access to a function's reference page in the help documentation. Here is how:
- Git Integration
Change any Project to a Git Repository with a click of a button.
- Live Testing an Application
Live Test lets you run your app on the Development Server or Alpha Cloud, allowing you to test all or part of your app as if it were published to an Application Server.
- Managing Web Components
The Web Projects Control Panel has several tools to assist in the management of the files that are used to compose web pages.
- Node Services and Modules
Tools for adding and working with Node Services and Node Modules in a workspace.
- Remote Testing
Remote Testing published the component to the LivePreview folder on the development machine, allowing the component to be tested in the browser on a remote device, such as a phone or tablet.
- Speed Typing Glossary
Create abbreviations for inserting code snippets using Alpha Anywhere's auto-complete system.
- Understanding Ajax Callbacks
An Ajax callback is actually extremely simple. In fact, it is so simple that some people are confused because they somehow expect that there is more to it than there actually is.
- Web Application Repository
An overview of functions relating to Web Application Repositories, tables where web applications read and write data.
- Web Contact Manager Template
A basic template using SQL queries that you can use to get started.
- Web Projects Control Panel Topics
Articles on working with the Web Projects Control Panel, including how to import a Grid from a Meta Data File, publishing fonts, and more.
- Web Project Profile Properties
- Web Projects, Profiles, and Publishing
A web project is a collection of pages, images, and files that compose a web application that is published to a web server. Every web application workspace contains at least one web project (the default web project is called "Default"), but can have as many web projects as necessary. Each web project is stored in a separate folder in the workspace.
- Workspace application types
Alpha Anywhere applications are divided into two types of workspaces: Desktop and Web/Mobile.
- Xbasic Function Libraries, Modules, and External Classes
Xbasic scripts used in mobile and web applications can be added to a workspace as Xbasic Function Libraries, Modules, or Class files.